Ensure you have completely read the instructions on preparing your document. If your documents are not ready for signature at your appointment, we will ask you to schedule a new appointment.
Bring your ID to the appointment
- Bring a passport or another form of government-issued photo identification for each individual signing the document.
- Witnesses must also bring government-issued photo ID.
- If the name in your photo identification differs from the name on the documents you wish to have notarized, bring evidence of your name change.
- If signing on behalf of a company, you must bring evidence of your role within that company.
Schedule an appointment at the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem
Obtaining notary services at the U.S. Embassy Jerusalem requires an advance appointment. If you also need to apply for a passport or report a birth abroad, please see our website to make appointments for those services. We can complete your notary service at the same time.
If you are seeking only notary services, please follow the steps below to receive an appointment:
Review your documents per the guidelines above.
Send an email to JerusalemACS@state.gov which includes the following information:
“Request for Notary Appointment” in the subject line
Your first name, last name, date of birth.
Your email address and phone number
A brief description of the notary service requested, specifically noting how many consular officer signatures are needed.
The names of any other individuals accompanying you to the appointment who are required to be present (witnesses, co-signatory, etc.)
Notary appointments are generally available every weekday in the early morning. The U.S. Embassy Jerusalem is closed on American and local holidays and on the last business day of each month. We will not provide notarial services on these days. Once we have reviewed your request, you will receive an email from us within three business days confirming the day and time of your notary appointment. Please bring all required documents per the guidelines above to your appointment. If you are more than 30 minutes late to your appointment, you will not be permitted to enter and will need to make another appointment.
Schedule an appointment at the Branch Office in Tel Aviv
- Please note when making an appointment at the Branch Office in Tel Aviv that you must select Tel Aviv as the city and Israel as the country.
- Print your confirmation page. This includes a password you will need if you have to make changes to your appointment date. Bring this page with you to your appointment.
- Before your visit, read through the list of prohibited items to prepare for our security screening and simplify your entry into the Embassy.
- Please be on time. If you are more than 30 minutes late to your appointment, you will be asked to reschedule for another day.
Click here to schedule your appointment. Appointments cannot be scheduled over the phone.
Schedule an appointment at the Consular Agency in Haifa
The Consular Agency in Haifa makes appointments by phone and is open Sunday through Thursday.
26 Ben Gurion Boulevard
Cancel your appointment at the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem or at the Branch Office in Tel Aviv
Cancel or reschedule your appointment yourself online. You will need the password from the appointment confirmation page. Cancel your appointment at the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. Cancel your appointment at the Branch Office in Tel Aviv.
If you have misplaced your confirmation page, send an email to JerusalemACS@state.gov (for the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem) or TelAvivACS@state.gov (for the Branch Office in Tel Aviv) to cancel your booking (including the name, surname, DOB and the date of your appointment). You must then schedule a new appointment yourself online. American Citizen Services cannot schedule a new appointment for you.